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Documentary on six Australian Botanical artists, produced by Botanical artist David Reynolds Bota

Over the past two and a half years David has been writing, directing and filming an hour long documentary on ...

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David Reynolds Workshop

Botanical Art Workshop with David Reynolds, 3 day retreat

In this three day workshop you will learn techniques used to achieve beautiful botanical renderings in graphite and watercolour. Enjoy an ...

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Beverly Allen – Art Classes

A four day botanical painting workshop for artists with some experience. With colour we will explore the light and shade, ...

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Find your Inner Flockton Scientific Botanical Illustration Master Class

In response to the popularity of the Margaret Flockton Award and the amazing work it attracts, Lesley Elkan and Catherine ...

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Kate Nolan - Eucalyptus goniocalyx (juvenile leaf)

The Art of Botanical Illustration: A new direction

Entry for selection now open, and closes on 26th August 2016, exhibitors must be financial members of the Royal Botanic ...

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Painting Small Birds with Kerriann Indorato

Have you ever wanted to include a bird in your botanical paintings or simply capture the beauty of that bird ...

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For the Love of Plants: Exhibition and Workshops to be held at Bowral District Art Society Gallery

This special event, comprising an exhibition and workshops with leading tutors, is being organised to celebrate botanic art. Artists are invited ...

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The Florilegium; A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history

A unique publication to celebrate 200 years of history The Florilegium The Royal Botanic Gardens Sydney Celebrating 200 years A beautiful, 224 page ...

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Flora: The Art and Science of the Plant
26 July – 7 August 2016 at the Palm House, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney has just finished.
For a look at some of the exhibits click here.

Future BASA Exhibitions

Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show
29 March – 2 April 2017 at the Royal Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne

Flora: The Art and Science of the Plant
30 August – 12 September 2017 at the Palm House, Royal Botanic Garden, Sydney

Calendar of Botanical Art Events

Hunter Region Botanical Gardens Botanical Art Prize 2016: open to all Botanical Artists @ The Gardens Gallery, | Heatherbrae | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
  The competition is open to amateur and professional botanic illustrators Entries are to be delivered, posted or couriered to the Hunter Region Botanic Gardens Heatherbrae NSW 2324 by Friday 29th July 2016. One (1) entry[...]
Somé: Dyeing the Australian environment, an exhibition by the Japan Foundation Sydney, featuring textile art which depict Australian flora and fauna @ The Japan Foundation | Chippendale | New South Wales | Australia
10:00 am
The Japan Foundation, Sydney presents a synthesis of Australian and Japanese culture in an exhibition by Canberra-based textile artist Melinda Heal. Titled Somé: Dyeing the Australian environment, Heal’s solo exhibition will feature Australian flora and[...]
12:00 am
painting holiday in September 2016 for more info visit http:// www.belindabiggs.com
12:00 am
Painting on beautiful Norfolk Island with Belinda Biggs. For more information contact Kelly at the Norfolk Island Travel Centre
Oct 15 – Oct 30 all-day
The Art of Botanical Illustration: A new direction @ Domain House Gallery | Melbourne | Victoria | Australia
12:00 am
Entry for selection now open, and closes on 26th August 2016, exhibitors must be financial members of the Royal Botanic Gardens Melbourne prior to entry for selection The scope for 2016 will include works that[...]
Botanical Art Workshop with David Reynolds, 3 day retreat @ University of Melbourne Dookie Campus
Oct 22 – Oct 24 all-day
Botanical Art Workshop with David Reynolds, 3 day retreat @ University of Melbourne Dookie Campus | Victoria | Texas | United States
12:00 am
In this three day workshop you will learn techniques used to achieve beautiful botanical renderings in graphite and watercolour. Enjoy an art retreat including full tuition with catering and accommodation available in an idyllic environment.[...]
12:00 am
This special event, comprising an exhibition and workshops with leading tutors, is being organised to celebrate botanic art. Artists are invited to submit works to the exhibition and at the same time come and join[...]
Nov 8 all-day
Painting Small Birds  with Kerriann Indorato @ Joseph Maiden Theatre, | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
Have you ever wanted to include a bird in your botanical paintings or simply capture the beauty of that bird in your garden and didn’t know where to begin? This one day course will give[...]
Beverly Allen – Art Classes @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,
Nov 10 – Nov 15 all-day
Beverly Allen – Art  Classes @ Joseph Maiden Theatre,  | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
A four day botanical painting workshop for artists with some experience. With colour we will explore the light and shade, tone and form necessary to create a three dimensional illusion on paper. We’ll analyse the[...]
Nov 24 – Nov 25 all-day
Find your Inner Flockton Scientific Botanical Illustration Master Class @ Joseph Maiden Theatre | Sydney | New South Wales | Australia
12:00 am
In response to the popularity of the Margaret Flockton Award and the amazing work it attracts, Lesley Elkan and Catherine Wardrop, Royal Botanic Gardens and Domain Trust illustrators, will be conducting a two-day workshop in[...]